Have you conducted a purchase price allocation in accordance with accounting standards? Have you identified all intangible assets to be recognised separately in the purchase price allocation? Do you know what the acquiree’s income statement and balance sheet will look like after the application of your company’s accounting policies?

Accounting for a business combination may be a complex and time-consuming task. The decisions and estimates made may have a bearing on the company’s accounts for decades to come and it is therefore imperative for the company to have them made promptly and to the maximum benefit of the company.

KPMG’s accounting advisory function is composed of experienced professionals who can assist you in compiling a purchase price allocation.